GATE Schedule 2021 Released: at @gate.iitb.ac.in: Check Detailed Paper-Wise Here

GATE Schedule 2021 Released: We are pleased to inform you that the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2021 schedule has been released by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay at gate.iitb.ac.in. The GATE 2021 exam will be held from February 5th to February 14th, 2022. The GATE exam is a national-level entrance examination conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in engineering and technology, architecture, and science programs at various institutions across India.

GATE Schedule 2021

Interested and eligible candidates who want to apply for GATE 2021 those candidates must check the schedule paper-wise and shift-wise. IIT Bombay has announced the exam dates in Feb 2021 for GATE 2021 and they are – the 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, and 14th of February 2021.

GATE Schedule 2021 Released
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)

In this article, we will discuss in detail the GATE 2021 exam schedule, the important dates, and the exam pattern. We will also provide some useful tips and tricks to help you prepare for the GATE exam and score well.

GATE 2021 Exam Schedule: Important Dates

The GATE 2021 exam schedule has been released by IIT Bombay. The GATE 2021 exam will be conducted in two shifts, i.e., morning and afternoon. The morning shift will be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, while the afternoon shift will be held from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The GATE 2021 exam will be conducted on the following dates:

EventsImportant Dates
GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) Website Opens14th September 2020
11th September 2020
Closing date of REGULAR online registration/ application portal30th September 2020
7th October 2020
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to change (ONE TIME) Category / City / Exam Paper
(Change of City is FREE and an extra  500 for Category and Paper change)
12th October 2020
14th October 2020
Last date of Intimation to Registered Candidates after FIRST Round of Scrutiny by Zonal Office26th October 2020
Re-opening of GOAPS Portal for Successfully Registered Candidates to change (ONE TIME) Category / City / Exam Paper
(Change of City is FREE and extra  500 for Category and Paper change)
28th October 2020
Last Date for change of Category, City & Exam Paper13th November 2020
Candidates’ Responses are available on GOAPS Portal17th November 2020
Last Date for correction(s) in Application Form23rd November 2020
Last and Final Chance for City Correction in Application Form14th December 2020
15th December 2020
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Portal
(for download and printing)
8th January 2021
Miscellaneous Activities*5th February 2021
12th February 2021
GATE 2021 Examination
Forenoon:  9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
6th February 2021
7th February 2021
13th February 2021
14th February 2021
Candidates Responses are available on GOAPS Portal18th February 2021
Uploading of Answer Keys with Question Paperby 2nd March 2021
26th February 2021
Challenges by candidates on Answer Keys with Payment of  500 for each question2nd March 2021
1st March 2021 to
4th March 2021 (up to 17:00 HRS)
Announcement of results in the Online Application Portal22nd March 2021
19th March 2021
GATE 2021 Scorecard is available on GOAPS Portal for eligible candidates27th March 2021 –
30th June 2021 new
GATE 2021 Scorecard is available (by paying  500) on GOAPS Portal for eligible candidates1st July 2021 –
31st December 2021 new
GATE 2021 Scorecard will NOT be available after1st January 2022 new

The GATE 2021 exam will be conducted in a computer-based online mode. The duration of the exam will be three hours. The question paper will consist of both multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and numerical answer-type questions (NATs). The GATE 2021 exam will consist of a total of 27 papers, including two newly added papers, i.e., Environmental Science and Engineering (ES) and Humanities and Social Science (XH).

Exam Pattern:

The GATE 2021 exam pattern consists of three sections – General Aptitude, Engineering Mathematics, and Subject-specific sections. The General Aptitude section will consist of 10 questions, while the Engineering Mathematics section will consist of 15 questions. The Subject-specific section will consist of 55 questions. The total number of questions will be 80, and the total marks will be 100.

Tips and Tricks:

To score well in the GATE 2021 exam, you should follow these tips and tricks:

  1. Understand the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly.
  2. Make a study plan and stick to it.
  3. Solve previous years’ question papers and mock tests.
  4. Focus on the topics that carry more weightage.
  5. Practice time management and improve your speed and accuracy.
  6. Revise regularly and avoid last-minute cramming.

Registration Process:

The registration process for GATE 2021 is online, and candidates can apply through the official website. The application fee varies depending on the category of the candidate. The last date to apply for GATE 2021 is usually in September.

GATE Exam Pattern 2021: GATE 2021 Process

EventsDetails
Exam modeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Period3 hours
Number of subjects (papers)27
sectionGeneral Qualification (GA) +
Selected Subject of the candidate
Type of questions(A) Multiple choice question (MCQ)
(B) the remaining type
1. Multiple Selection Questions (MSQ) and/or
2. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions
Questions to test these abilitiesRemember
Understanding
Application
Analysis and synthesis
Number of questions10 (GA) + 55 (subject) = 65 questions
Distribution of marks in paper, AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, and XL of all papersGeneral Aptitude: 15 Marks + Engineering Mathematics: 13 Marks + Subject Question: 72 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks.
Distribution of marks in AR, CY, EY, GG, MA, PH, XH, and XLGeneral Aptitude: 15 Marks + Subject Question: 85 Marks =
Total: 100 Marks.
marking schemeAll the questions will be 1 mark or 2 marks.

Important Links: Gate 2021

EventsImportant Links
Gate 2021 Exam Schedule click HereClick here
GATE 2021 NotificationClick Here
Official websiteClick Here

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